The University College Cork is assisting international students by granting International Undergraduate Scholarships in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences for the academic year 2022-2023.
International students admitted to any programme at the University College Cork College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences are eligible for this grant. The scholarship will cover the cost of the program’s tuition.
University College Cork, often known as the National University of Ireland, is a constituent university that is placed 286th in the QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities, with a 4.4-star overall rating. Its goal is to provide a world-class student experience in which all UCC students are empowered and supported in achieving their objectives.
Why should you consider studying at University College Cork?
University College Cork, Ireland’s most prestigious university, is a vibrant, open, and diverse school that serves its students in a bustling, safe, friendly, and cosmopolitan city. UCC emphasises the value of teaching and empowering students beyond their academic achievements and provides a rich academic and extracurricular experience to its students.
More About University College Cork
Cork is home to University College Cork, a component university of the National University of Ireland.
In 1845, it was founded as one of three Queen’s Colleges in Belfast, Cork, and Galway. It was renamed University College, Cork, after the Irish Universities Act of 1908. The Universities Act of 1997 renamed the university National University of Ireland, Cork, and a Ministerial Order of 1998 renamed it University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork, but it is still generally known as University College Cork.
The Sunday Times has named the university Irish University of the Year five times, the most recent being in 2017. In 2015, the European Commission-funded U-Multirank system named UCC the best performing institution, based on getting the most “A” marks (21 out of 28 categories) among 1200 institutions that took part. UCC was the first institution to achieve the ISO 50001 energy management standard in 2011.
In 2016, University College Cork (UCC) had 21,000 students. There were 15,000 undergraduates, 4,400 postgraduates, and 2,800 adult continuing education students, with courses ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate too short courses. The student body is supported by 2,800 academic, research, and administrative personnel. As of 2017, UCC had 150,000 alumni worldwide, according to reports.
Several organisations have ranked University College Cork, including the Sunday Times, which named it “Irish University of the Year” in 2003, 2005, 2011, and 2016, and was a runner-up in 2015.
Based on a high number of “A” results, the European Commission-funded U-Multirank system placed UCC as the highest performing university in a field of 1200 universities in 2015. (21 out of 28 measures). In the CWTS Leiden Ranking, which includes 750 universities, UCC was placed first in Ireland, 16th in Europe, and 52nd overall in 2015.
In 2011, the QS World University Rankings awarded UCC a 5-star rating, placing it among the top 2% of universities worldwide. UCC was ranked 230th in the QS World University Rankings for 2014. The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 recognised 13 of its subject areas (up from 10) in the top 50 worldwide, including Pharmacy & Pharmacology disciplines.
UCC was ranked second in the world for its efforts in the subject of sustainability for the second year in a row by the Universitas Indonesia (UI) Greenmetric World University Ranking, which included 360 universities from 62 countries.
College of Arts Scholarship Description
- University or Organization: University College Cork
- Department: College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Award: Tuition fee
- Number of Awards: NA
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in Ireland
- Application Deadline: Open
- Eligible Countries: International students entering from non-EU countries can apply.
- Eligible Course or Subjects: Undergraduate level courses and subjects available at the College of Arts, Celtic Studies, and Social Sciences are eligible to undertake.
- Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
- Applicants must have the offer letter for the applied programme from UCC.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Applicants must register at the university application portal and log in to complete the application process. Applicants that will receive an offer letter for the applied programme will be considered for this scholarship.
- Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
- Academic Transcripts
- Degree/School leaving certificate
- Two academic references
- statement of purpose
- ID proof & passport copy
- Admission Requirements: Students must have attained a minimum of 75% to 90%+ percentage in their previous academic qualifications to be admitted to UCC.
- Language Requirement: The applicants are required to attain minimum scores in the following English language proficiency tests:
- IELTS – 6.5
- TOEFL IBT – 90
- PTE – 69
The University College Cork will grant the winning students a 15% discount on the tuition fee of the applied undergraduate programme for up t 3 years of study.